Studies have found that 30% of the children in the United States are having two or more sugary kids’ drinks a day which provide more than 10% of the total daily calories among the children. This amount of sugar consumption is way higher than the recommended level provided by the US dietary guidelines.
Over consumption of sugary kids’ drinks is an issue that all parents need to pay attention on as it can easily lead to serious ailments such as childhood obesity, kids’ cavities, dyslipidemia (or high cholesterol in kids) and type 2 diabetes.
If you are concerned about your kids, health, trying out some kids-friendly beverages to replace your kids’ favorite sugary drink is a smart way to get started with.
Watch the following video now for 4 recipes of low sugar drinks for kids that you should try today!